COVID-19, an upper respiratory infection with over 38,000 confirmed cases in the state of Connecticut. The virus has quickly spread worldwide since its initial detection in late 2019. AFC Urgent Care New Britain is able to provide testing for the active virus as well as antibody testing for individuals and businesses that are residential or beginning to reopen.
How COVID-19 testing works
Testing for the active COVID-19 virus is performed using a swab of the lower nasal cavity. The test is performed quickly and is painless for the patient. Results are typically available within three to five business days, though delays may be experienced due to lab capacity and any unforeseen circumstances.
Disclaimer: Please check with your insurance provider as some insurers may require a copayment.
Mobile COVID-19 Testing for Businesses
AFC Urgent Care New Britain is currently working with local businesses to set up mobile testing for local businesses including offices, warehouses, nursing homes and assisted living facilities throughout the area. Our staff will set up a tent on the grounds of your building with the equipment needed for testing, including full PPE gear for those performing the tests. We will take full precautions during mobile testing, including encouraging social distancing for all being tested. Results will be available to patients in 3 business days, depending on lab capacity or any unforeseen circumstances.
COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing & Mobile Testing in New Britain, CT
Symptoms for COVID-19 include a dry cough, body aches, congestion, shortness of breath, fever and loss of smell or taste. If you are exhibiting any of these symptoms, schedule a telemedicine visit with AFC Urgent Care New Britain today! You will be able to go over your symptoms with a provider virtually from your own home. For questions or to set up mobile testing, please call 860-357-6899.